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Veterans Experience Action Center event to take place in Wilmington this week

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Winston-Salem Regional Office is holding a Veterans Experience Action Center in Wilmington this week.

Wilmington residents reflect on Memorial Day

Memorial Day, hundreds of people in and out of uniform gathered at the Wilmington National Cemetery, reflecting on the the holiday's importance.

Poppy Day commemorated by American Legion Post 68 in Leland

Members of the American Legion Post 68 handed out poppies in Leland on Friday as a tribute to veterans.

‘Team Rubicon’ mobilizes veterans to help with humanitarian missions

A Brunswick County woman who is a part of a veteran-led disaster response organization with thousands of volunteers is trying to encourage more veterans in Southeastern North Carolina to get involved.

NC House passes bill aimed to improve crisis intervention, services for veterans

A bill that aims to improve crisis intervention and services for veterans is gaining support in the state legislature.

Southeast NC Veterans Day Parade says women veterans, service members will be grand marshals this year

As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month, the Southeast North Carolina Veterans Day Parade says women veterans and service members will be recognized as grand marshals at this year's event.

27 COVID deaths at Illinois vets nursing home prompts probe

State officials have launched investigations into a coronavirus outbreak at a veterans nursing home in Illinois that has infected nearly 200 residents and staff members, and killed 27 veterans.

Explosion kills 2 steam pipe workers at veterans hospital

Two workers have been killed in an explosion while repairing a steam pipe in a maintenance building at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut.

Jacksonville mental health clinic to serve post-9/11 veterans and military families

Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) announced on Wednesday the opening of The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Hope For The Warriors, which is now offering virtual mental health services for post-9/11 veterans and military families.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.